Legal Cases


Multinational law firm success in landmark class action case sought against MasterCard

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has had a major success after the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) ruled against certifying a US-style £14bn opt-out consumer damages antitrust class actions against its client ... Read More

Exxon sues U.S. over $2 million Russian sanctions fine

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday imposed a $2 million fine on Exxon Mobil Corp. for what it called a “reckless disregard” of U.S. sanctions on Russia while Secretary ... Read More

Google hires numerous law firms to fight EU fines

Google is surrounding itself with some of the top law firms in Europe in the wake of its record-breaking €2.4 billion ‘illegal’ anti-trust ruling fine and the threat of ... Read More

Mt Gox CEO On Trial In Japan As Bitcoin Gains Traction

A Tokyo court began hearings Tuesday into charges that the head of the failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox accessed its computer system and inflated his account by $1 ... Read More
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John McAfee settles Intel legal action over name

John McAfee, known for the anti-virus software bearing his surname, has settled legal action with technology giant Intel over the commercial use of his name. The chip-maker had warned ... Read More

Barclays and former executives charged with fraud conspiracy

Ex-CEO John Varley, Roger Jenkins among four men charged Charges relate to Barclays’s 2008 capital raising with Qatar Barclays Plc and four former executives will appear in a London ... Read More

EU fines Google €2.42 billion for manipulating search engine results

Antitrust: Commission fines Google €2.42 billion for abusing dominance as search engine by giving illegal advantage to own comparison shopping service The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion ... Read More

Volkswagen faces biggest legal action; A Pan-European lawsuit seeks billions refunds

Around 220,000 car drivers in the Netherlands, England and Wales joined forces on Tuesday in what could become a pan-European lawsuit against German carmaker Volkswagen seeking compensation over its “dieselgate” ... Read More

Toshiba facing fresh lawsuit from another group of foreign investors

Japanese electronics giant Toshiba says it is facing a fresh lawsuit from another group of foreign investors seeking damages following its $1.2bn accounting scandal. The company says it has ... Read More

Deutsche Bank will pay $170 million to settle an investor lawsuit about Euribor

Deutsche Bank AG (DBKGn.DE) will pay $170 million to settle an investor lawsuit claiming it conspired with other banks to manipulate the benchmark European Interbank Offered Rate and related ... Read More
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